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Original watercolor of Josephine Baker

Original watercolor of Josephine Baker

Descriptive Summary

Title: Original watercolor of Josephine Baker
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1929
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2743
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Josephine Baker (1906-1975) was an American-born French dancer, singer, and civil rights activist.

For further information, see the article Josephine Baker at Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one small watercolor painting on paper of Josephine Baker in her iconic banana skirt. Date of watercolor is unknown (circa 1929), and the artist's signature is unidentified (initials MHP).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Original watercolor of Josephine Baker, ms2743, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975 -- Portraits
Watercolor painting.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials in this repository: Josephine Baker photographs, ms3308; Josephine Baker poster, ms3649

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing